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Old 04-26-2013, 03:49 PM   #1
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Unhappy Jayco Skylark 21 Sway control

We just purchased a 2012 Skylark and we love it. The first trip we took I had no trouble with sway. Just recently we took a shorter trip and I had tremendous sway.
Is there any way to control the sway?
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:01 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. First questions, what kind of weight distribution system do you have and what if any kind of sway control system?
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:32 PM   #3
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I have a 2012 Skylark FKV I have a equalizer WDH I like it a lot controls the sway. Even with a short wheel base Jeep the set up feels solid and controlled.
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I have no real weight distribution system. I'm towing with a Ford F-150, 6 cylinder, 4.2L engine. Also, don't have any sway control system.
Biker crd. Who is the manuf of the equalizer you're using?
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Old 04-27-2013, 03:45 PM   #5
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Check out the thread links in post # 2 of this thread for discussions regarding systems for the Skylark.


https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...skylark+weight
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:16 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input Crabman.
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Old 04-28-2013, 12:01 PM   #7
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Hey Chris Crabman is right....once you get a good WDH & some sway control....ya look forward to towing !!!
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Thanks Diane/Jeffrey. My next question for anyone, is a Reese Pro-series PS49903 WD/sway control adequate for the Skylark? Its ratings are 750 to 1000 lbs tongue and 10000 GTW. Anybody????
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Another question, does anyone tow with sway control only? It doesn't appear I have a WD problem (towing with my F-150).
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Old 04-29-2013, 08:25 PM   #10
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You already towed the TT without a sway problem, and then on your second tow had a problem, Most likely the TT didn't have enough weight on the tongue, and had too much weight rear of the axle. In other words, it was "back end heavy". There should be 10% to 15% of total weight on the tongue. Try loading the cargo with more weight up front and I'm sure you will see a difference. Happy travels.
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